Fred H. Grove

Inducted: 1998

FRED H. GROVE (1913-2008) spent almost 40 years in Oklahoma as an editor, OU press relations writer, journalism teacher and OETA staff writer. He is a well-known western fiction and historical author. He grew up in Hominy and after graduation from the OU School of Journalism worked for the Cushing Daily Citizen, the Shawnee Evening Star, the Oklahoma City Times and The Daily Oklahoman before working at OU, where he took professional writing courses. He moved to New Mexico in the mid-1970s where he has written more than 20 books. His novel The Buffalo Runners received the National Cowboy Hall of Fame award.